Dark Web

The Language of the Dark Web

Part of the mythology of the early Internet was that it was going to make the world a better place by giving voice to the masses and leveling playing …

Deep Web

A startup has raised $26 million for a spy tool which scans the dark web for threats against companies

British cybersecurity firm Digital Shadows has raised $26 million (£19 million) for its platform that searches the darkest corners of the internet looking for the chatter associated with threats against specific organisations.<p>The Series C funding round was led by venture capital firm Octopus …

Venture Capital

News in brief: Twitter stops terrorists; WhatsApp stops UK gov; Russia stops Dark Web drugs

Twitter KOs terror-related accounts<p>Twitter has suspended nearly a million accounts for promoting terrorism in the last two years.<p>The social …

Encryption

Digital Shadows raises $26m to protect companies against threats on the dark web

A British cyber security firm has raised $26m (£19m) to develop its technology that scans the internet for threats to businesses.<p>Digital Shadows, founded in 2011, analyses the hidden part of the internet known as the dark web for criminal activity that could threaten its clients.<p>The investment has …

Cybersecurity

Canadians' info from Equifax breach already being sold on dark web: Cybersecurity expert

Daniel Tobok, CEO of Cytelligence Inc and the former managing director of security consulting at Telus, joins BNN to discuss the recent Equifax …

Business (Canada)

Here’s what your identity sells for on the dark web

How much is your personal data worth to you? A <i>lot.</i> (Thanks, Equifax.) And how much is it worth to an identity thief?<p>You may be surprised, or insulted, or enraged, to find out.<p>Verified high-limit credit cards from countries including the U.S., Japan, and South Korea are selling on the dark web for …

Security

What cybercriminals do with stolen Social Security numbers

The Equifax hack released the private information of tens of millions of people into the hands of criminals.<p>Now what happens to it?<p>The Equifax breach included names, Social Security numbers and home addresses. Those are valuable details for criminals who want to drain bank accounts or commit tax …

Identity Theft

Bitcoin, scammers and the 'Dark Web': How Kodi boxes are fuelling crime

As the millionth Kodi box is sold, a new report has laid out how criminals use them to target YOU - and what to look for to stay safe

How the Dark Web Empowered Latin American Organized Crime

<i>This article originally appeared at</i> InSight Crime<i>.</i><p>The global proliferation of internet access has transformed societies, enabling online and …

Cybersecurity

Twitter proves better than the Dark Web for assessing vulnerability risk

The latest report from risk management and cyber security company Nopsec looks at the use of social media in risk analysis.<p>Twitter in particular …

Information Security

W+K Lodge

Nike — Live Design<p>Design shoes while you wear them and get them in 60 minutes.<p>Soylent — Dark Web<p>On the edge of food and tech: buy rare Soylent on the …

Gear VR

'Premier league of arms dealers': Pair jailed for using dark web to supply UK gangsters

Khan used the identity 'cheeko412' on the dark web to buy guns and ammo.<p>Two men described as operating in the 'premier league' of firearms suppliers …

Guns

Evil arms dealer supplied DOZENS of guns to Birmingham criminals - including 16-year-old boys

AN ARMS dealer has been jailed for more than 22 years after supplying dozens of guns to criminals in Birmingham - including two 16-year-old …

Guns

Stressed and depressed students turning to DARK WEB web to buy anti-depressants

Students are using the Dark Web to buy antidepressants without a prescription to cope with soaring stress levels, a Sunday People investigation …

Mental Health

Your Evening Briefing

<i>Want to receive this post in your inbox every afternoon?</i> <i>Sign up here</i><i>.</i><p>The ease of doing everything online means many third-party companies hold your …

Business

How much is your credit card worth on the dark web? As little as $9

Which is why hackers are going for bulk deals and ‘fullz’ — dossiers with enough financial, geographic and biographical info to commit …

Business (South Africa)

Ichidan Is a Shodan-Like Search Engine for the Dark Web

Two days ago, <i>Bleeping Computer</i> came across a new Dark Web portal that allows users to search Tor Onion sites in the same way users utilize Shodan to …

Information Security

EQUIHAX

EQUIHAX<p>Trawling the darknet as one does, I came across this little simple page this morning. It claims to be the real EQUIFAX hackers, unlike the …

Security

The New Encryption Laws Won't Expose Criminals, Just The Public's Privacy

The Australian Government's recently announced encryption legislation, forgetting for a moment its completely inoperable absurdity, is based on two …

Cybersecurity

Tor Vulnerabilities: Security Firm Offering $1 Million To Hack Anonymous Browser

A startup security firm based in the United States is offering a total of $1 million in rewards to security researchers who can find and create ways …

Security

Stolen Equifax data could be worth more than $32M on the dark web

Data stolen in the massive hack of U.S. consumer credit reporting agency Equifax Inc. could be worth more than $32 million on the dark web, according …

Security

Internet hindering fight against human trafficking: experts

The anonymity afforded by the internet -- especially in the dark web -- is hindering efforts by organizations to fight human trafficking, especially …

Human Trafficking

Chesapeake man used darknet to trade hundreds of thousands of pieces of child porn, feds say

NORFOLK<p>A Chesapeake man pleaded guilty Tuesday to using a darknet bulletin board to trade hundreds of thousands of pieces of child …

Crime

Dark Web decodes nun's letter from the 'devil'

For 341 years, scholars and occultists have been trying to decipher a letter purported to be from the Prince of Darkness, and this week, with the help of the Dark Web, they finally cracked the code.<p>The story goes that Sister Maria Crocifissa della Concezione, a nun at the convent of Palma di …

Southern Italy

The Self-Proclaimed Equifax Hackers Are Likely Nothing More Than Amateur Scammers

The alleged hackers already got their dark web site and email suspended over suspicions that they’re not really who they claim to be.<p>On Thursday, credit monitoring firm Equifax revealed hackers had breached its servers, stealing the sensitive, personal information—including social security …

Security

Tor's 'dark web' enables Facebook access for more than a million people

More than one million people are now connecting to Facebook through Tor "dark web" -- which maintains privacy and leaves no digital trail -- every …

Encryption

'Did you know your electronic health records can sell for as much as €40 on the dark web?'

<i>AS THE PERSONAL details of half of all Americans are stolen, Ronan Murphy asks how prepared is Ireland to face the €1.6 trillion cyber-threat?</i><p>The …

Cybersecurity

Equifax Hackers Demanding $2.6 Mln in Bitcoin, Or Else

The recent hack of Equifax has created widespread concern among many Americans, as the hack has apparently exposed the private information of more …

Equifax

10 stories you may have missed this week

The new form of LiDAR changing how cars see, the British Library's attempt to save sound records, and the road to flying cars<p>The WIRED Weekender is …

British Library

Dark Net Soundtrack Now Available

Composer <b>Justin Melland</b> let us know that <b>Lakeshore Records</b> has released a soundtrack album of his work for the Showtime docu-series <b>Dark Net</b>.<p>The show – …

Darknet